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Oduor Hawi Ambala & Ogola Kodhek Ambala v. Marvin Opiyo Ambala & Chizi Adhiambo Ambala

(2018) JELR 93913 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Civil Appeal 116 of 2016  •  26 Apr 2018  •  Kenya

Coram
Erastus Mwaniki Githinji, Hannah Magondi Okwengu, Jamila Mohammed

Judgement

JUDGMENT OF THE COURT

[1] This is an appeal from the judgment of the High Court, (Chemitei, J.) whereby the High Court revoked two previous grants of letters of administration and three previous court orders; appointed three joint administrators of the estate of Aggrey Otieno Ambala (deceased) and redistributed the estate to the beneficiaries.

[2] Since the death of Aggrey Otieno Ambala on 8th June, 1985, many things have taken place in his estate. The Court will refer to only a few events which are germain to this appeal.

[3] The deceased in his lifetime married three wives. His first wife, Perez Alice Auma Ambala (1st wife) died in 1973. The deceased and his first wife had five sons namely: Otieno Aggrey Ambala Junior who died in December, 2004, Oduor Hawi Ambala, Odhiambo Taabu Ambala, Nyerere Omondi Ambala (deceased) and Ogola Kodhek Ambala. The deceased and his second wife Berly Lilian Achieng Odinga (2nd wife) had two children, Perez Auma Ambala and Chizi Adhiambo Nyanginya. In 198…

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